Serialization format of gdb trace data between many different machines.
jfltech at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 22:44:38 CEST 2009
On Apr 15, 2:21 pm, MRAB <goo... at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
> joshbaptiste wrote:
> > I have a corewatch.py program on ~400+ Linux machines that collect
> > core file gdb output and sends the output traces via email to
> > developers. I what to convert the script for all output to be sent to
> > a centralized server also written in python and displayed via
> > webpage. My first thought was a simple HTTP POST to server from all
> > nodes but since the gdb output can be very large, multiplied my the #
> > of servers, worries me as network traffic of 400+ nodes sending to 1
> > server may cause saturation.
> > What would be the most efficient/small serialization format to use to
> > send this trace data from nodes to server over network.. would
> > Pickling be ok?
> I'd probably compress the data first using the zipfile module.
ok.. zipfile, sounds good thanks..
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